A customer eating in the parking lot of a McDonald’s fatally shot a man accused of approaching his vehicle and attacking it, according to a Florida sheriff’s office.
According to a press release from the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.
The customer pulled a gun from inside his vehicle and shot the man once, the sheriff’s office said. First responders took the man to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Detectives said the man who attacked the customer did so thinking he was someone else.
Deputies have not publicly identified either of the men. Detectives are continuing to investigate and no arrests have been made, the statement said.
Port St. John is about 45 miles east of Orlando.
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